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Report: Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' wanted to buy Chelsea in 2003

Can you really imagine Chelsea being run by a drug lord?

There are loads of foreign owners in the Premier League, from the Americans like Randy Lerner and the Glazers, to the mega rich Manchester City's owners, but probably the most famous is Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.

Since 2003, the Russian billionaire has splashed the cash at the West London club, and spent a reported £1 billion pounds in the almost 13 years since buying the club, as reported by Daily Mail.

During that time, Chelsea have won 15 major trophies, including the Champions League back in 2012 and four Premier League titles, the latest coming last season under Jose Mourinho.

However, things might have been totally different if someone else had pipped Abramovich to buying the club...someone like infamous Mexican drug kingpin and billionaire, El Chapo aka Joaquin Guzman.

El Chapo made the headlines recently after being recaptured by Mexican police following his daring escape from jail earlier last year, but he could have been running things at Chelsea and spending his vast wealth, according to reports from Spanish site Sports.es

Apparently, the 61-year-old is a massive football fans as well as making an absolute truckload of money by any means necessary, and was interested in Chelsea back in 2003 when Ken Bates decided to sell the club.

Can you imagine if El Chapo had bought the Blues? That really would be crazy and we're sure it would have only ended in disaster for the now successful London club.

What do you think? Would you have liked El Chapo at Chelsea?

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